Nursing Assistant

CERT - Occupational Certificate

This course prepares the learner for taking the state examination to become a certified nursing assistant. The Arizona State Board of Nursing requires evidence of citizenship or nationality for state certification (CNA). Fingerprints needed to take the licensure exam.

Program Purpose

Graduates will demonstrate basic knowledge as required of beginning nursing assistant practitioners.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge in the role of the nursing assistant.
  • Demonstrate safe patient care.
  • Demonstrate ability to meet state certification standards.

Program Map

Due Date(s)

Nursing Assistant Program
Spring 2023
Due Dec 1, 2022, or until all seats have been claimed


Allied Health
(928) 344-7552
LR 224

Equal Opportunity Employer/Program

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  Rev. 10/2022

Nursing Assistant Program - 1 Semester

5 Credit course (Fall/Spring have 2 - 8-week sessions and 1 - 16-week session. Summer session has 1 - 8-week session)

Prepares the learner for taking the state examination to become a nursing assistant and work in health care settings.

Students: We recently made changes to our application process, effective immediately.  Please read the new Admission Information and Application form on the Program Documents below.

Open the program map above to view the recommended classes to complete the program. You can also print the program map using the button above.

Additional Information

This degree may require additional forms to be submitted.

Check the Nursing Assistant program page for any additional documents.

Contact with any questions.